What Happened on April 21, 1992

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Allen Toussaint's musical revue "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at the Helen Hayes Theater, NYC; runs for 13 performances.

  • Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA)
  • Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Harris, American criminal and murderer, executed in a gas chamber at 39 in San Quentin State Prison, California
  • Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74
1992 Highlights

About April 21, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Kris Kross
  • UK #1 Song: Deeply Dippy - Right Said Fred